D2 log 038 – Little fluffy clouds

Old Photoshop clouds are out, new beautiful Blender volumetric clouds are in!


Using the editor property panel I can adjust scale, wind & altitude for each cloud. A subtle parallax effect makes them look really cool when the camera moves around:

Parallax scrolling of clouds

The only downside is that it takes quite a while to render them in decent quality. No wonder people need supercomputers to make weather forecasts…

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